City of Ogdensburg says no to state firearms law

The Ogdensburg City Council on Tuesday took a stand on the state’s newly-enacted Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act.

Get rid of it.

The city’s lawmakers voted 6-0 to urge state legislators to overturn the controversial state law.

Mayor William D. Nelson, Deputy Mayor and sponsor Michael D. Morley and councilors Daniel E. Skamperle, William D. Hosmer, Wayne L. Ashley and R. Storm Cilley all voted in favor of overturning. Councilor Jennifer Stevenson was absent.

The summary statement in Mr. Morley’s resolution said it all.

“A resolution protesting the passage and enforcement of the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act (SAFE ACT) because it is an infringement on the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the States.”

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